Portsmouth has enjoyed plenty of media attention in the last year or so since the opening of the new Mary Rose museum at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. We decided to have a day out in Portsmouth recently to see the Mary Rose as well as to explore one of the few large towns in the UK which we hadn’t yet visited.
The people behind the creation of the Mary Rose Museum had a difficult task. While looking at a ship that’s over 500 years old might be remarkable in itself, it takes a lot more than the broken hull to make the Mary Rose into a top-class visitor attraction. Fragmented bits of wood will only hold people’s attention for a short time, even if they are in a shape that just about .………………… go on reading at source : http://www.501places.com/2014/08/day-out-in-portsmouth/